Dynamic Development & Training Programs

& Inclusion

As workplaces become more diverse, having the skills to work with, serve, and support people of different cultures is crucial to your organization’s success.


  • Cultural Sensitivity Training: Working with External Clients*

  • Cultural Sensitivity Training: Diversity as a Strength (Working with Members Of a Specific Cultural Group)*

  • Cultural Competency Training: Understanding Islam*

  • Identifying & Serving Victims Of Human Trafficking*

  • New Immigrants & Refugees in the Workplace

  • Language Awareness: Communicating with ESL Learners

  • Working with Refugee Families*

  • Communicating Through Foreign Language Interpreters, Best Practices*

  • Immigration & Aging*

  • Practicing Cultural Humility in Healthcare*                                                                                                                             * Can be offered as a Continuing Education Credit Course for Social Workers


Health &

Weaving well-being into the culture of your organization has been proven to  produce profound results for your employees, your clients, and your bottom line. 


  • Introduction to Positive Psychology*

  • Introduction to Mindfulness*

  • Stress Management Series

  • Cultivating Resilience

  • Understanding Anxiety*

  • Understanding Depression*

  • Holiday Stress Management & Seasonal Affective Disorder*

  • Making Positive Change

  • Energy Management & Stress Reduction

  • Myths & Truths About Work-life Balance*

  • Nicotine Addiction: How to Help Quit*

  • Caregiving for Cancer & Chronic Illness*

  • Preparing Holistically for Retirement

  • Common Emotional Responses to Cancer*

  • Sexual Health Intimacy & Aging

  • Better Sleep, Better You

  • Introduction to Stress Management

Teamwork & Leadership

Teamwork fosters personal growth. Understanding how to resolve conflicts and trust teammates, empowers your team to create more impressive, sustainable results. 


  • Managing Challenging Professional Relationships

  • Cultural Sensitivity Training: Diversity as a Strength (Working With Members of a Specific Cultural Group)

  • Identifying & Maximizing Individual Strengths

  • Supporting a Colleague With Cancer

  • Benefiting from a Multi-generational Workforce

  • Team Building Through Adventure Education

  • Enhancing Communication

  • Conflict Management

  • Mind Your Manners! Business Etiquette

  • Too Many Hats, Too Many Roles

  • Healing Circles

  • Peacemaking and Healing Circles (16 Hour Training)

Executive Coaching

Invest in your best leaders. Without a clearly defined leader, team foundation may crumble. Professional coaching is a way for your organization to invest in your leaders’ success


  • Contact us today to learn more about our executive coaching programs.

What our clients are saying...

“We are known for great service. And we are working with the Amster Center to develop training that will more clearly lay out for our staff members, culturally competent, great service for the community.”

Robbie Griswold, Community Partnerships Coordinator and Diversity
Zingerman’s Community of Businesses

What our clients are saying...

“Having access to someone who knows the availability of services was extremely valuable to me.”

BoAA trainee at Caregiving training
Bank of Ann Arbor

What our clients are saying...

“I wish it was mandatory to have these mindfulness classes.”

trainee at Mindfulness for Busy Professionals (Including but not Limited to Stressed Attorneys)

What our clients are saying...

Having this basic information presented at work is helpful for those suffering in silence, while also opening up others to give support .”

 trainee at What Everyone Should Know about Anxiety and Depression
Chelsea Milling Company

Get in touch.


If you are a business or community leader looking for support, an investor or a volunteer, we would love to be in touch.

The Herb Amster Center is a division of Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County
2245 S. State St., Ste 200 | Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 769-0209
Email: info@jfsannarbor.org

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